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Na Leo Pumehana

November 21 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
“Na Leo Pumehana  has been considered by many in the Bay Area to be one of the most entertaining Hawaiian music bands in Northern California since our creation in 1995.   We have performed at many large public venues like Jack London Square in Oakland for the Big Island Visitor’s Bureau, Pier 39 in San Francisco for the Winter Festival, the SJ Downtown Association’s Ice Rink with Kristi Yamaguchi and the Priory Basilica in Hawaii.  We’ve also played for many private and corporate sponsored…

John Craigie

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
For the past decade, John Craigie has “lived the life romantic” of a continuously touring folk-singer, taking his unique musical style across the United States and the world. A singer, songwriter and storyteller, he stays true to the essence of folk music, and the traditions of the seminal writers of our past century.  With timeless melodies and insightful lyrics—interspersed with witty storytelling—his songs take many poetic turns before bringing his listeners back home. His themes range from social commentary to…

Enter the Guardsman, a musical fantasy

November 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week until November 28, 2014
ENTER THE GUARDSMAN Music by Craig Bohmler Lyrics by Marion Adler Book by Scott Wentworth Based on “The Guardsman” by Ferenc MolnarDirected and Choreographed by Art Manke Season subscriptions and single performance tickets are available CLICK HERE. November 6 – 30, 2014 After six months of marriage the bloom is off the rose for a pair of world-renowned actors and what was thrilling has already become routine. Cue the anonymous roses, the amorous letters and…enter the Guardsman—her secret fantasy, his…

The Metropolitan Opera: Il Barbiere di Siviglia

November 22 @ 9:55 am - 1:30 pm
The Met Opera’s broadcast of Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia will be presented live in select cinemas nationwide: Saturday, November 22 at  9:55 a.m. PT Wednesday, November 26 at 6:30 p.m. PT

Fall Folk Music Showcase: The McCoy Tyler Band, Steep Ravine, Naked Bootleggers, Patchy Sanders

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
On November 22nd, the inaugural FALL FOLK MUSIC SHOWCASE comes to the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in downtown Santa Cruz! This show will feature performances from four of the best new folk/bluegrass/americana acts on the west coast, including local favorites The McCoy Tyler Band, Steep Ravine, and the Naked Bootleggers. The McCoy Tyler Band is a progressive acoustic trio based in Santa Cruz, CA. Their music fuses elements of traditional folk, bluegrass, old-school country, blues, and more. Tyler’s impactful songwriting and unique arrangements…

Enter the Guardsman, a musical fantasy

November 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every week until November 29, 2014
ENTER THE GUARDSMAN Music by Craig Bohmler Lyrics by Marion Adler Book by Scott Wentworth Based on “The Guardsman” by Ferenc MolnarDirected and Choreographed by Art Manke Season subscriptions and single performance tickets are available CLICK HERE. November 6 – 30, 2014 After six months of marriage the bloom is off the rose for a pair of world-renowned actors and what was thrilling has already become routine. Cue the anonymous roses, the amorous letters and…enter the Guardsman—her secret fantasy, his…

Enter the Guardsman, a musical fantasy

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week until November 30, 2014
ENTER THE GUARDSMAN Music by Craig Bohmler Lyrics by Marion Adler Book by Scott Wentworth Based on “The Guardsman” by Ferenc MolnarDirected and Choreographed by Art Manke Season subscriptions and single performance tickets are available CLICK HERE. November 6 – 30, 2014 After six months of marriage the bloom is off the rose for a pair of world-renowned actors and what was thrilling has already become routine. Cue the anonymous roses, the amorous letters and…enter the Guardsman—her secret fantasy, his…

Trivia Night – Rosie McCann’s

November 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
Trivia hosted by Chris Thomas in the lounge at 8:00 PM. Each week features a new theme, team competition, and prizes in the form of beer and other fun items!

Board Game Night

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every Tuesday at 6:00pm
Every Tuesday is Board Game Night at Mythic Games. Located at Mythic Games 149 South River Street in the Galleria. Call 831-600-7451 for details

Santa Cruz Farmers Market

November 26 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
Our largest and oldest market is situated in the heart of Downtown Santa Cruz, one block off of Pacific Ave. In addition to a large variety of farm products, this market offers a great selection of local artisan foodstuffs, delicious baked goods, and lots of options for lunch and dinner. The market provides a large shaded cafe seating area, operates a supervised veggie valet program and live music is always present. Shopping at the Wednesday market is a wonderful way…

The Metropolitan Opera: Il Barbiere di Siviglia

November 26 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Met Opera’s broadcast of Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia will be presented live in select cinemas nationwide: Saturday, November 22 at  9:55 a.m. PT Wednesday, November 26 at 6:30 p.m. PT

Jazz with the Alex Raymond Band

November 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week
Every Wednesday night from 8-10pm enjoy the Alex Raymond Band.

Trivia Night – 99 Bottles

November 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
The only quiz that drinking is encouraged!  

Trivia Night – Woodstock’s Pizza

November 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
Come sign up in teams of 3 – 6 people starting at 8pm. Trivia starts at 9 pm and consists of 4 rounds each with 6 questions. Check out our facebook page for current weeks Theme Round and various sponsors and prizes. Don’t forget to use the coupons at the bottom of your answer sheet to be entered into a raffle to spin our prize wheel in-between rounds. Hosted by Josh!!

Free Comedy Night – Blue Lagoon

November 27 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week for 52 weeks
Come on down to the Blue Lagoon as they host free comedy shows every Thursday night. Each night showcases up to fifteen stand up comics, featuring everything from new talent to touring comics that have been on America’s Got Talent, Last Comic Standing and Live at Gotham. For more information, go tohttp://www.thebluelagoon.com/

Santa’s Reindeer Round-up

November 28
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Every day until December 21, 2014
Help Santa find his reindeer! Pick up a Reindeer Round-up map at the Downtown Info Kiosk or at a participating location, spot Santa’s reindeer and be entered into a drawing for prizes! Keep checking here for participating locations and details to play along.   More Holiday Events HERE!

Tree Decorating Contest

November 28
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Every day until December 21, 2014
Stores, restaurants and offices all over Downtown Santa Cruz will be displaying decorated holiday trees. Vote for your favorite between November 28th and December 21st, and you could win Downtown Dollars! Tree locations, voting and photos coming soon – keep checking back. More Holiday Events HERE.

Santa Cruz Warriors vs Rio Grande Valley Vipers

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Santa Cruz Warriors take on the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Doors 6pm. Tip off 7pm. Tickets and info: SantaCruzBasketball.com

Santa Cruz Warriors vs Rio Grande Valley Vipers

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Santa Cruz Warriors take on the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. Doors 5pm. Tip off 6pm. Tickets and info: SantaCruzBasketball.com

First Friday Frosty Fun Fest

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - December 6 @ 8:00 pm
Come and enjoy a night of festive cookie decorating and creative crafting at the Louden Nelson Community Center! Transform the Community Art Gallery into a winter wonderland with our Snowflake Create station, and enter the Team Gingerbread House Contest! Use potato print spirit stamps to make holiday cards and wrapping paper! Join the carolers in spreading joyful cheer by wearing your favorite holiday sweater and sipping on delicious peppermint hot chocolate.

2014 Downtown Holiday Parade

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A true Santa Cruz tradition, kicking off the winter holidays season with fun, friends and surprises, and Santa is welcomed to town in a Santa Cruz Carriage Company Horse Drawn Victorian Carriage. The parade starts at Pacific and Laurel Avenues at 10:00am on December 6th and continues north. More Holiday Events HERE! To register your group to be in the parade, click HERE. (Deadline November 24th)

Santa at Marini’s Candies

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Come visit the jolly man himself during the holiday season. Take a photo for your scrapbook! Santa will be for your visit during the following hours: 2:00pm – 6:00pm on the following days: Saturday, December 6th Sunday, December 7th Saturday, December 13th Sunday, December 14th Friday, December 19th Saturday, December 20th Sunday, December 21st Monday, December 22nd   More Holiday Events HERE!

The Red Ball

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Enjoy the night’s festivities starting with cocktails, dining, and a silent auction, followed by reserved table seating in the Solari Gallery for the incomparable live auction. Limited tickets will be sold. Click here to purchase your tickets now. $150 per person   The Red Ball Afterparty 9-11PM- the after party Stay late and dance the night away with the many diverse collaborators and organizations who have participated in making MAH’s events and programs happen throughout the year, as we celebrate…

Santa at Marini’s Candies

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Come visit the jolly man himself during the holiday season. Take a photo for your scrapbook! Santa will be for your visit during the following hours: 2:00pm – 6:00pm on the following days: Saturday, December 6th Sunday, December 7th Saturday, December 13th Sunday, December 14th Friday, December 19th Saturday, December 20th Sunday, December 21st Monday, December 22nd   More Holiday Events HERE!

2014 Winterfest

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New this year, for one night, the streets of Downtown Santa Cruz become a winter festival with choirs, carolers, a free outdoor movie, wagon rides, photo opportunities with Santa, open houses, and special musical headliner FOREVERLAND, a 14 piece tribute to Michael Jackson! Bring the whole family for a night of fun. You are invited to bring a food or cash donation for Second Harvest Food Bank. More Holiday Events HERE!  

Santa Cruz Warriors vs Austin Spurs

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Santa Cruz Warriors take on the Austin Spurs. Doors 6pm. Tip off 7pm. Tickets and info: SantaCruzBasketball.com

Gurhan Trunk Show

December 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Back by popular demand… We will bring in an extended collection of gorgeous jewelry in pure 24 karat gold and silver. Not to be missed! Dell Williams hosts many special events throughout the year – trunk shows, VIP showcases, promotions, private parties and much more!  

Santa at Marini’s Candies

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Come visit the jolly man himself during the holiday season. Take a photo for your scrapbook! Santa will be for your visit during the following hours: 2:00pm – 6:00pm on the following days: Saturday, December 6th Sunday, December 7th Saturday, December 13th Sunday, December 14th Friday, December 19th Saturday, December 20th Sunday, December 21st Monday, December 22nd   More Holiday Events HERE!

Victorian Carriage Rides

December 13 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until December 21, 2014
Enjoy a good old-fashioned ride in a horse-drawn Victorian Carriage, from the Santa Cruz Carriage Company. It’s a delightful family outing or a romantic date. Saturday, Dec 13 Sunday, Dec 14 Saturday, Dec 20 Sunday, Dec 21 Times and ticket info coming soon!   More Holiday Events HERE.

Santa Cruz Warriors vs Erie Bayhawks

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Santa Cruz Warriors take on the Erie Bayhawks. Doors 6pm. Tip off 7pm. Tickets and info: SantaCruzBasketball.com
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